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1

What happened to the economy?

inflation

2

What was the first meeting after revolution?

Annapolis Convention

3

What was the second meeting after the revolution in order to create a better government?

Constitution Convention

4

What state did not send delegates to the convention?

Rhode Island

5

What is the Virginia plan?

a congress with representatives by population

6

What is the New Jersey plan?

a congress equal with two senators per state

7

What is the 3/5ths compromise?

for every 5 slaves is 3 people

8

Was slavery mentioned in the constitution?

no

9

Who is the father of the constitution?

James Madison

10

What is the name of the people who support the constitution?

Federalists

11

What is the name of the people who want more local state government?

anti-federalists

12

Who is washington's vice president?

John Adams

13

Who is washington's secretary of state?

Thomas Jefferson

14

Who was Washington's Attorney General?

Edmund Randolph

15

Who was Secretary of the Treasure for Washington?

Alexander Hamilton

16

Who was the Secretary of War for Washington?

Henry Knox

17

What does the elastic clause do?

it gives a lot of freedom to the government

18

What does Alexander Hamilton want for economic recovery?

to recover debts of both the nation and states

19

What does Alexander Hamilton suggest in order to remove the debt?(3)

Bank of America,bonds, and protective tarriffs

20

How is the debt good?

it unites the nation for a common cause

21

What was the cause of the whiskey rebellion?

taxes in the west

22

Who is Little Turtle?

Indian leader who fought against the Americans in Little Turtle's war.

23

What did the Treaty of Greenville do

Native Americans are kicked out of Indiana, Ohio, Michigan

24

Who is citizen Genet?

a French citizen who recruit America to fight in French Revolution

25

Who creates the Neutrality Proclamation?

America

26

What was Washington's three points of farwell?

neutrality, friendly to all nations, national military academy

27

What does Washington warn about?(2)

stay clear of permanent alliances and political parties

28

What did Jay's treaty do?

it forced Great Britain out of America

29

What two cabinet figures caused a split in American politics?

Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson

30

What was the xyz affair?

an French-American diplomatic relation scandal